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Re: XLink 1.1: 5.4 "URI reference" unclear

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 09:37:09 -0500
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <8764o9itey.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| * Norman Walsh wrote:
|>/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
|>| Dear XML Core Working Group,
|>|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ section 5.4 notes "If
|>| the URI reference is relative, its absolute version must be computed by
|>| the method of [XML Base] before use." It is unclear which "URI
|>| reference" is referred to here, please change the draft such that this
|>| is clarified.
|>I have amended the draft as follows:
|><p>If the value of the <att>href</att> attribute is a relative URI,
|>its absolute version
|><termref def="dt-must">must</termref> be computed by the method of
|><bibref ref="xbase"/> before use.</p>
| What is a "relative URI"?

See 4.2 in RFC 3986

| What happens if the href attribute value is
| not such a "relative URI" but e.g. contains a space or a non-ascii
| character?

There is now language to deal with the required escaping (as there was
in XLink 1.0.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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